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Walkabout opens again after previous closure due to stabbing enquiry

The Stonegate group who own Walkabout have since confirmed that the bar opened its doors once again on March 18, and has been serving customers ever since.

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LOOK INSIDE: New independent Italian restaurant opens

Gourmet Pasta Co opened three weeks ago in Newbury and has already seen plenty of customers with many coming back for more. 

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Uber driver ordered to pay fine for illegally operating in Reading

A FAREHAM Borough Council-licensed Uber driver has been hit with financial penalties of more than £1,000 and given eight points on his driving licence after he was caught illegally plying for hire for £10 fares in Reading, for a second time.

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Clive Jones, the first Liberal Democrat MP for Wokingham

A former council leader, cancer survivor and veteran politician has become the first Liberal Democrat MP for Wokingham in its history.

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Royal Berks NHS Trust celebrates staff and volunteers in All Star Awards

The All Star Awards see healthcare workers recognised for their help in going "above and beyond" for others

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Reports of faulty traffic lights at Shinfield Arms roundabout

Residents have been sending in reports of faulty traffic lights at the Shinfield Arms roundabout coming from Arborfield.

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Multiple issues reported with Reading Buses this morning

Multiple delays and cancellations have been reported with Reading buses this morning Tuesday July 9.

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Council seeking to double down on rewilding ahead of housing, neighbourhoods, and leisure committee meeting

Reading Borough Council has reinforced its commitment to rewilding in the borough as it adopts more locations for natural habitats

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University buys Tanners Farm, looks to “transform” the future of food and agriculture

THE University of Reading has finished its acquisition of a farm in Farley after agreeing a "comprehensive" plan to transform food and farming

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GAIL'S opens brand-new bakery in Newbury inspired by Paddington Bear

GAIL’s, the neighbourhood craft bakery has announced the exciting news that it will open a new bakery in Newbury, welcoming customers from Thursday 11th July onwards. 

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"I was in shock" Another man attacked with catapult speaks out

Robert Kimber, 68, said that he and his wife were walking back after doing their shopping along Reading road in Woodley on Thursday June 25. 

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LOOK INSIDE: The Rising Sun opens in central Reading

The Rising Sun, managed by Benjamin Donald, has been thriving since re-opening its doors Tuesday June 25.

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What to expect at Reading Pride this year

This year's biggest event for LGBTQ+ people in Reading is back with lots to see as the party goes on at the tail end of summer.

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New plaque at Berkshire village station to help disabled people

A new plaque has been unveiled at a village train station in Berkshire to highlight access for people of all abilities to enjoy the countryside.

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Change to busy Reading road to speed up bus journeys

Changes to speed up bus journeys out of Reading are set to go ahead. However, some people have raised fears it may cause 'disruption'.

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Rewilding set for expansion to cover areas in Reading

The practice of 'rewilding' in an effort to increase the presence of wildflowers is set for an expansion to cover areas throughout the town.

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IN PICTURES: excitement as Reading Central votes counted

See pictures that capture the excitement of the count for the historic general election in Reading.

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Man convicted of 38 shoplifting charges and more than 40 breach of bail charges

A man has been convicted of 38 counts of theft and more than 40 counts of breach of bail following a string of incidents in Reading

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Clean sweep as Reading voters elect three Labour MPs

Labour have a clean sweep winning all three constituencies in Reading for the general election as voters opted to kick out the Conservatives last week.

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M4 closures: What to be aware of this week July 8 to 11

M4 westbound Jct 6 exit slip road closure from 9 pm to 6 am.  M4 westbound Jct 16 to 17 closed from 9 pm to 6 am.